Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -4.75% shed 2.85% to $347.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.04% falling 0.84% to 4,538.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.38% falling 0.17% to 34,580.08. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $208.49 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.12% rose 1.36% to $636.11, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -0.31% fell 0.99% to $312.94, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -0.61% fell 1.10% to $149.33. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 859,242.